Natural Resource Extraction and Indigenous Livelihoods: Development Challenges in an Era of Globalization

By Emma Gilberthorpe

This ebook presents a longer research of ways source extraction initiatives stimulate social, cultural and financial switch in indigenous groups. via more than a few case experiences, together with open solid mining, artisanal mining, logging, deforestation, oil extraction and business fishing, the individuals discover the demanding situations highlighted in international debates on sustainability, company Social accountability (CSR), and weather switch. The case experiences are used to evaluate even if and the way improvement methods could compete and clash with the industry pursuits of establishment agencies and the organizational and ethical rules of indigenous groups. Emphasizing the views of directly-affected events, the authors determine universal styles within the method within which extraction initiatives are conceptualized, carried out and perceived. The e-book offers a deeper figuring out of the dynamics of the human environments the place source extraction occurs and its consequent affects on neighborhood livelihoods. Its in-depth case stories underscore the necessity for elevated social responsibility within the making plans and improvement of traditional source extraction initiatives.

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